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re·cep·tive

(rē-sep'tiv),
Sensitive or responsive to stimulus.

receptive

/re·cep·tive/ (re-cep´tiv) capable of receiving or of responding to a stimulus.

receptive

(rĭ-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
a. Receiving or ready to receive penetration in sexual intercourse.
b. Receiving or ready to receive male gametes or nuclei during sexual reproduction: a receptive hypha; receptive stigmas.

re·cep′tive·ly adv.
re·cep′tive·ness, re′cep·tiv′i·ty n.
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Key Words: Active behavior, receptive behavior, trainee teachers, teaching-learning process
The primer is receptive to laminating films and overprint varnishes.
That's because the players haven't been receptive enough to do it.
Adam Glucksman, Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, said, Bonotel is a market leader in the luxury receptive tour operator space and provides a compelling value proposition to its hotel partners and international tour operators.
At baseline, 39% of participants reported that they had not recently had receptive anal intercourse without a condom.
Up to now, many scholars have made definitions from different perspectives for receptive and productive vocabulary knowledge.
Taking the notions of Receptive and Productive vocabulary assessment into consideration, it seems to be necessary to conduct a research to gain insight into the effects of incidental vocabulary learning via L1 and L2 glosses on the growth of words' knowledge among the learners on the one hand, and to investigate the differences between the types of glosses on the other hand.
Political pressure will remain strong on the central bank to ease policy further, but today's statement confirms that the BOJ will become more receptive to that pressure.
The awareness level in people (men and women) who reported to practice receptive anal intercourse was abysmally low.
They found that non-receptive females spent significantly more time with receptive, and therefore more sexually attractive, females and that, by doing so, they received far less attention from males.
According to Alexander of Aphrodisias, our potential intellect is a purely receptive capacity.
RECEPTIVE ECUMENISM AND THE CALL TO CATHOLIC LEARNING: EXPLORING A WAY FOR CONTEMPORARY ECUMENISM.